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Managing the inequality for female athletes

Managing the inequality for female athletes

Tannen Holt, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The issue of sexism is one that many here at South do daily work to fight against. The fighting of an oppressive patriarchy is a duty that countless students pride themselves in contributing towards. As of late, the idea of exposing sexism within sports has been a hot topic. Last year, there was a p...

South athletics pave the way for professional athletes

South athletics pave the way for professional athletes

Diana Caminelli, Staff Writer

January 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

South has many athletic teams and offers a variety of sports for students. Most people do sports for fun, because it keeps them fit, or because it’s a great way to socialize. However, sports involvement for students can become more that just an hobby. Several professional athletes have graduated f...

NFL star: Cedric Mckinley walks these very halls

NFL star: Cedric Mckinley walks these very halls

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

A security guard at a high school isn’t always someone many of us notice. Many of us pass them by in the halls without a second thought and never stop to think about them. However, ignoring people around you can make you miss out on some amazing facts. Cedric Mckinley, Assistant Caretaker and Securit...

GPA requirement for sports helps students shine

GPA requirement for sports helps students shine

Asanti Bekele, Staff Writer

December 26, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It is often portrayed in famous high school movies that jocks only care about their sport and popularity, but the reality is far from it. According to an article in the Star Tribune, 99% of the senior athletes that attended Minneapolis Public Schools graduates from high school. Student athletes in Min...

New coaches continue to slide through Nordic team

New coaches continue to slide through Nordic team

Luciana Rian-Senna, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

Every year around the beginning of November, South students come from the swim team, cross country running, ultimate Frisbee, mountain biking, soccer and volleyball to get together for Nordic skiing. Some are new and some are returning skiers. Traditions, expectations, and skiers stay the same but th...

South bikers won’t let a little cold stop them

South bikers won’t let a little cold stop them

Diana Caminelli, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Winter has arrived. The roads are covered with snow, the wind picked up and it is always colder. The number of people who walk has decreased while the drivers has increased. Everyone would probably rather spend the day at home in the warmth, but there are brave people who still plan to bike even dur...

Girls basketball starts the season off on the right foot

Girls basketball starts the season off on the right foot

Oliver Hall, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

There was a girls varsity basketball game last Tuesday on the 6th. The game went very well for South. Only seven minutes into the first half South had a heavy lead with a score of 18-2. For the first half almost all of the players had scored at least eight points, and Morgan Hill in the end scored th...

Kneeling for a cause: South High volleyball team

Kneeling for a cause: South High volleyball team

Luciana Rian-Senna, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Volleyball

At their game against Washburn last month, the South volleyball team took a knee during the national anthem, taking part in what is becoming a national protest, to raise awareness towards the American government supporting and funding the police who have been killing people based on racial prejudices.   ...

Mountain bike team backpedals due to conflict with league rules

Mountain bike team backpedals due to conflict with league rules

Tannen Holt, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

In their first year of competing as an individual team, the South Mountain Bike Team has come off to a strong start. In the majority of their races, the JV team has placed highly, coming in at least 1st or 2nd. However, the team is caught in between the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) rule...

With different bodies, come different injuries

With different bodies, come different injuries

Luca Raffo-Simoes, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Female bodied athletes are more prone to getting injured in sports, it’s simply anatomy. The way their hips are placed and the greater extent of flexibilities that comes along with getting less body muscle then male bodied people during puberty. Does this affect female bodied people joining sports? ...

Tiger Pride shines through the cold at South High homecoming game

Tiger Pride shines through the cold at South High homecoming game

Asanti Bekele, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Despite the freezing weather and loss at the homecoming game, South tigers continue to keep their spirit. At 2:30 p.m. on Friday, everybody who bought a ticket to the game went to the gym entrance while shoving and pushing each other. From the moment the security guards checked for the orange tick...

With wins and losses, October Super Soccer Saturday was a kick this year

With wins and losses, October Super Soccer Saturday was a kick this year

Katherine Lundquist, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

There were 6 soccer games at southwest High School, starting off with women's B squad at 9 a.m. and wrapping up the day with men's varsity at 7 p.m. Even though South’s women's varsity lost 6-1, it was the best they played all season: “We played a lot harder than last Super Soccer Saturday,”...

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